Tools and Services on Enterprise Development


  1. Meeting document

    Resolution concerning the second recurrent discussion on employment

    16 July 2014

  2. Studies on Growth with Equity

    Crisis responses, competitiveness and jobs

    16 June 2014

    This publication is the outcome of a joint project of the Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs, and Inclusion of the European Commission and the Research Department of the ILO.

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    Microcredit in France: What impact does it have on employment?

    13 June 2014

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    Microcredit in France: What impact does it have on employment?

    13 June 2014

  5. Publication

    Guide to international labour standards (2014)

    10 June 2014

    Provides summaries of the contents of ILO Conventions and Recommendations by subject matter.

  6. Publication

    Transforming Economies: Making industrial policy work for growth, jobs and development - Introduction

    05 May 2014

    Industrial policy, productive transformation and jobs: Theory, history and practice

  7. Policy Brief

    Pro-employment budgeting in China: Linking employment to national and local budgets

    15 April 2014

    Employment Policy Brief

  8. Publication

    Beyond Macroeconomic Stability: Structural Transformation and Inclusive Development

    05 March 2014

    This thought-provoking volume goes beyond the narrow conceptualization of macroeconomic stability to explore the link between structural transformation and inclusive development. It examines three thematic pillars: the limits of conventional macroeconomics; the long-run agenda of structural transformation and the development of capabilities; and inequality and its macroeconomic consequences.

  9. Publication

    Guide on employment policy and international labour standards

    10 January 2014

    The aim of the present Guide is to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of placing the promotion of full, productive and freely chosen employment at the heart of socio-economic and development policies through a rights-based approach and a broad basis of agreement achieved through social dialogue, in line with the Employment Policy Convention, 1964 (No. 122).


  1. Studies on Growth with Equity

    Kenya: Making quality employment the driver of development

    02 December 2013

    The report analyses how the growing disconnect between growth and job creation in Kenya is having detrimental consequences on living standards and working conditions, especially for youth. It discusses how a comprehensive approach that integrates employment goals with strategic growth plans can contribute to a more stable and equitable growth pattern.